Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
in beauty from than bobbi brown, pretty powerful women who excued confidence from the inside out just like bobbi herself. first jenna wolfe with a preview of what's coming this up weekend. >> hey, guys, good morning. a nice show this weekend. lester is live in afghanistan where he was embedded with a unit on the front lines and talked to the troops about what it's like right now. he's also going to take a look at where things stand after 11 years of war in that region. then it's one of the biggest mysteries in u.s. history. what happened to jimmy hoffa. new clues this week under a driveway in suburban detroit. we will have the latest on that case. and alana stewart stops by to say how she's honoring the memory of famia farrofai farrah >> that's all coming up. >> look forward to it. all right. let's get a check of the weather once again. he is in los angeles. >> jenna, one more preview of the gun show? >> always, al. >> here we go. >> you go first. >> you go first. >> first you, and then me. >> al. >> okay, jenna. >> jenna. >> with the drama. >> oh, boom. >> wow. >> do you have a license to
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. the clash was loud. >> go, scott brown. >> reporter: and sometimes angry outside. >> you're delusional! >> reporter: inside the arena a tense duel between republican senator scott brown and harvard professor democrat elizabeth warren. >> excuse me, i'm not a student in your classroom, please let me respond, okay? thank you. >> reporter: led by moderator of "meet the press" david gregory who took on the candidates' nasty running battle and campaign ad war. >> professor warren got caught in a lie. >> reporter: whether warren used her native american heritage to gain any employment advantage with law school. >> do you consider yourself a minority? >> i listed myself as native american. i was listed there. it's part of who i am. >> reporter: brown argues that warren has not told voters why she switched between calling herself native american on applications. >> she changed her nationality to native american. >> reporter: and later referred to herself as white. >> at the pinnacle of her success when she became tenured at harvard she changed back to being white. >> are you hiding something?
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of pink around. >> pamela brown has the story. pink,ough the power of georgetown university spending less critics sending a strong message. every -- these are sending a strong message. grandma have it, it scary knowing it is a possibility. but she is not alone. their passion stems from pain. >> for many of the girls out tonight, seeing in the white house right across the in pink gives them hope. that myves me hope ones, maybe someday no one will. >> the breast cancer protection require insurance ampany to uncover -- to cover limited hospital stays for patients undergoing mastectomies. celebration at a post office. you can see the dedication of earthquakes stamps. it shows our planet from above with pictures taken from ultralightand aircraft. >> they are beautiful stamps. there were a group of students .here today i bought five books of stamps at local post office because they are so pretty. >> the perfect event for you. it has your name all over it. >> karen davidson, one of our photographers, took a of the black water refuge. is one of the stamps, right here from one of our own local pho
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
these holidays, emily dickinson, the nuts are getting brown, the berry's cheek is plumper, the rose is out of town. it's wonderful to introduce that. >> and we want children to love reading and poems is a marvelous introduction to that. they're short, musical in a way. >> you found poems for arbor day even. >> kwanzaa, we've tried to be diverse and broad. >> that's the next book. >> you wrote original poems about valentine's day, julie you write a heart seems far too small a thing to carry, all the love i bring to you. what about valentine's day made you want to write something original? >> well, my spouse, my lovely blake. and in the family, we always write special occasion poems. we have done for as long as i can remember. we've got quite a pile of them and i chose one day to do a valentine's for blake. >> what's special for you in the book that stands out? >> you know, one of the great thrills is the beautiful painting. >> it just makes the book. >> they do. we hope, of course, that the poem will stand on their own and be these wonderful rich linguistic musical gifts, but the painting s
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
$144 million of her own money in a nasty battle with jerry brown. >> i am confident that the voters of california will take this episode for what it is. politics at its worst. >> reporter: what did you learn from that experience? >> that politics is a very tough business. here's what's different. at hp, i have a team. there are products, there's a whole company. in politics, it's just you. >> reporter: as a member of only the second class of women to graduate from princeton, whitman climbed the corporate ladder in some of america's best-known brands. married to neurosurgeon griffith harsh, they raised two sons. in 1997, she smashed through the glass ceiling, hired to run ebay. what advice do you give young women starting their careers today? >> i say follow your passion. we spend a lot of time at work. so we better love what we do. and, you know, the other thing i say to young women, pick your partner really well. >> reporter: the elite pad, this tablet for business, is unveiled today. but it doesn't go on sale until january. it is the first big test for whitman's new vision for hp.